Board of Directors

The Bank's Board of Directors represents a set of members elected by the General Assembly every three years.  Members are classified according to the definitions provided in the Capital Market Authority Corporate Governance Regulations as follows:

Sheikh Suleiman bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi

Chairman, Board of Directors - Non-Executive Member

Sheikh Al Rajhi has banking and investment experience spanning across seventy years. During which he contributed to the establishment and management of many companies and projects that had a role in supporting the national economy throughout various activities. The most prominent of his contributions was the early planting of the seed of this bank along with his brothers (Saleh and Abdullah and Mohammed) and his active participation in the administration from the bank's start until serving as Managing Director and General Manager. Today, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Abdullah bin Suleiman Al Rajhi

Vice Chairman of the Board - Non-Executive Member

Holding a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, he has contributed to transforming Al Rajhi Exchange and Trade Company into a Public Investing Company. Mr. Al Rajhi has vast experience, especially in banking, which adds up to more than thirty years. During this time, he held a number of leading positions most noted are his tenures as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Al Rajhi Bank, as well as his membership in the Governing Council and a number of council committees over a span of more than fifteen years. In addition to him being on the board of directors of several of the bank's subsidiaries such as Al Rajhi Capital, Mr. Al Rajhi was chosen in January 2013 to assume the position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Bank.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rajhi

Board Member - Non Executive Member

With banking and investment experience spanning over fifty years Sheikh Al Rajhi has contributed to the establishment and management of many companies that had a role in supporting the national economy throughout various activities. The most prominent of his contributions was establishing this bank along with his brothers (Saleh and Suleiman and Mohammed), where he has been on the Bank's Board of Directors since its beginning.

Mr. Suleiman bin Saleh Al Rajhi

Board Member - Non Executive Member

Mr. Al Rajhi joined the bank more than thirty-five years ago during which he held a number of positions in administration, finance and international relations. He also completed a number of training courses abroad, and was among those who contributed to transforming Al Rajhi Exchange and Trade Company into a Public Investing Company. As a member of the bank's Board of Directors since its first session of council, Mr. Al Rajhi has also served as a member of a number of Council committees, and on the boards of several subsidiaries and other investors.

Eng. Salah bin Ali Abaelkhail

Board Member - Non-Executive Member

Eng. Abeelkhail earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona in 1972, and has worked in the field of advisory and investment for more than forty years. He has served on the Bank's Board of Directors since the first session of council, as well as being a member in a number of committees of the board in addition to his memberships on other boards of directors in certain subsidiaries of the bank.

Mr. Abdulaziz bin Khalid Al Ghefaily

Board Member - Non-Executive Member

Mr. Al Gefaily received a Master's degree in economics from the United States in 1990, and has worked in the field of financial investment for more than twenty years. He has served as board member of several public shareholding companies. In June 2009, he was selected and remains a member on the Board of Directors of the bank representative of the General Organization for Social Insurance. He also is a member of a number of board committees of Al Rajhi Bank.

Mr. Badr Mohamed Al Rajhi

Board Member - Independent Member

With more than twenty-five years of experience, Mr. Al Rajhi has held several leading positions in areas of administration, industry and real estate investment. He has served as a member on boards of directors of joint-stock companies, and has been head to boards of a number of private companies. In the session of the Council held in November, 2011, Mr. Al Rajhi was selected as a member of the bank's board of director's to represent Manafea Holding Company.

Mr. Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Rajhi

Board Member - Non- Executive Member

Mr. Al Rajhi has diversified investment experience spanning more than thirty-five years during which he held a number of positions in areas of administration, finance and industry. Mr. Al Rajhi has been a member on the board of directors since the first session of the Council, and is also a member of the board of directors of several public shareholding companies.

Mr. Ali bin Ahmed Al Sheddy

Board Member - Independent Member

Mr. Al Sheddy received a Diploma in Trade in 1973, and has worked in both public and private sectors for more than thirty-three years during which he held a variety of positions in media, investment, and administration while also being a board member of a number of joint stock companies. Mr. Al Sheddy has been a board member of the bank since 1993, where he remains a member of a number of committees of the board.

Eng. Saeed bin Omar Al Issaie

Board Member - Independent Member

Eng. Al Issaie holds a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami, USA, 1980, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Bank since 1999. For over 27 years, he has worked in administration and finance in both Trade and Investment fields. Eng. Al Issaie is a board member of several public shareholding companies and the president of the Board of Directors of a number of private companies.

Mr. Mohamed bin Othman Al Bisher

Board Member - Independent Member

With a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Riyadh in 1386H, Mr. Al Bisher has worked in commerce and administration and held a number of positions over a period of forty years. He has served on the bank's Board of Directors since the first session of the Council.

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